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Greek Art & Architecture - Wordfind

Hidden in this puzzle are fifteen words that you will encounter as you study Greek art and architecture. Look at the list of descriptions and see how many hidden words you can find. Remember words can be found running horizontally, vertically, diagonally or, even backwards.

List of Descriptions

1.
A type of marble favored by Greek sculptors.
2.
On what part of a Greek temple would you find drums and flutes.
3.
An early technique used in Greek vase painting.
4.
Making a column bulge or swell in the middle to make it more dynamic.
5.
Stone columns made in the shape of female figures.
6.
A mural made by applying paint to wet plaster.
7.
A sturdy metal produced by combining copper and tin.
8.
A young female figure carved in stone.
9.
A temple whose perimeter is defined by columns.
10.
The sacred room in a temple where the image of the god is kept.
11 - 13.
Three types of Greek columns are familiar to many students.
14.
The triangular architectural element in a Greek temple.
15.
A simple, functional structure invariably built on a hillside.

Answers

1.
Parian
2.
Column
3.
Black-figure
4.
Entasis
5.
Caryatids
6.
Fresco
7.
Bronze
8.
Kore
9.
Peripteral
10.
Cella
11 - 13.
Doric, Ionic and Corinthian
14.
Pediment
15.
Theatre

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